The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 42 30 17
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.20% 1.02% 3.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.32% 10.00% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £293
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £18.20
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -23.07%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Qualifications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
41 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 16.40% 10.20% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 8
Average daily rate £413 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £218 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £371 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £14.44 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.12% -37.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Brighton region.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Brighton region.

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 3 (60.00%) vCloud
3 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) SAS
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) SAS
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Document Management
1 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper